Dr. John P. Fezza has been a member of the Center For Sight team since 1998 and specializes in cosmetic facial and laser surgery. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Duke University, and received his medical education at New York Medical College, where he was president of the honors society Alpha Omega Alpha. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in ophthalmology at Yale University and his two-year fellowship in oculofacial plastic surgery at Vanderbilt University. In addition, he completed a second fellowship in cosmetic surgery sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He has many years of subspecialty training focusing solely on eyelid, face and neck surgery, which he considers his passion.
Dr. Fezza has repeatedly been honored as one of America’s “Top Doctors” by the prestigious Top Doctors list published annually by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. He has also been consistently voted “Best Plastic Surgeon” in Sarasota, Venice and Manatee by the readers of the Sarasota Herald Tribune in the “Readers’ Choice Awards.” Dr. Fezza has held many prestigious national positions in medical societies, including the position of past president of the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery, and past treasurer of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). In 2016, he was honored with the ASOPRS Research Award and in 2019 he received the Henry Baylis Cosmetic Surgery Award for longstanding contributions in the field of cosmetic facial surgery.
Dr. Fezza is dedicated to helping Center For Sight patients look and feel their best. His expertise couples the use of lasers for skin rejuvenation with utilizing the latest surgical techniques. Dr. Fezza is a master injector with Allergan Aesthetics (maker of Botox®). Master injectors are medical professionals with intensive training and knowledge of facial anatomy, with the ability to perform facial analysis. He specializes in non-surgical injectables, such as Botox® and fillers. He has an aesthetic eye for beauty, creating a subtle and refreshed natural look.
A nationally recognized author and lecturer on cosmetic facial and laser surgery, Dr. Fezza is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) and the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Fezza is a well-respected pharmaceutical consultant, lecturer, and master trainer. He serves on advisory boards for Allergan, Revance Therapeutics and is involved as an investigator in FDA clinical trials. In addition, he is an ad hoc preceptor for ASOPRS fellows and was an Associate Clinical Professor in Oculoplastics at the University of South Florida. Dr. Fezza holds multiple patents for treatment of dry eye disease and medical devices for facial fillers.
Dr. Fezza enjoys his own great sense of humor as well as a myriad of outdoor athletic activities, whether it’s exercising, a round of golf, tennis, jogging, surfing or skiing. Most of all, he cherishes the time he shares with his wife, Heidi, his sons Blake, Reed and Tyler, and of course, his dog, Daisy.
Locations Served: Sarasota, Venice, AMARA